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Online Cenotaph

Mark Vipond

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  • Service number
    13/562 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mark AWMM
  • Surname
    Vipond AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/562 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Woodcock's, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Snooks, Woodcock's, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/562 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    Main Body AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mark Vipond was the son of Katherine Burn Vipond and Mark Vipond, of Matakana, New Zealand.

    Mark Vipond is commemorated on the Matakana District war memorial. The inscription reads: 'This monument was erected by public subscription as a thanksgiving to almighty God for peace and victory and in memory of the men of this district who fell in the Great War 1914-1918. Their Duty Nobly Done. December 1919'

    Listed as Sergeant Vipond on the memorial. AWMM
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Death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    9 August 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Egypt AWMM
  • Death notes
    Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    A. 46. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Matakana War Memorial (King George war memorial statue), Matakana Wharf Reserve, Matakana Road, Matakana, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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